Modules for inclusion in standard library?
roccomoretti at hotpop.com
Wed Jun 29 19:55:31 CEST 2005
Paul Rubin wrote:
> Gregory Piñero <gregpinero at gmail.com> writes:
>>I'd like to see some database API's to the most common databases
> Yes, certainly, this is a serious deficiency with Python.
Except that (please correct me if I'm wrong) there is somewhat of a
policy for not including interface code for third party programs which
are not part of the operating system. (I.e. the modules in the standard
libary should all be usable for anyone with a default OS + Python install.)
A notable exception is the dbm modules, but I seem to recall hearing
that the official position is that it was a mistake. (Now only kept for
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